Contemporary Community Nursing

Contemporary Community Nursing

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This book addresses the issues that are of current concern in community nursing and acts as a key text to support specialist education for community nurses. Based on the framework of the UKCC 1994 Standards Report it focuses on practice, leadership and management strategies and developments in community nursing. It will become a core text for both students and practitioners.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • Hodder Arnold
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0340677333
  • 9780340677339

Table of contents

Section 1: Influences on the practice of community nursing
The art and science of community nursing
The scope of practice
Issues in health promotion
Needs of older people
A right to health care
Advocacy possibility or ploy?
Section 2: Managerial and leadership strategies in community nursing
Collaboration for care
Sharing in partnership
Teamwork and skill mix
Quality in community nursing
Managing change in the community: analysis and action within the organisational context
Marketing community nursing expertise
The experiential taxonomy: teaching and assessing for professional growth
The reality of clinical supervision
Section 3: Developments in community nursing
Specialist and advanced roles in community nursing
Assessing health needs
Hospital at home
Nurse prescribing
Nursing in Europe - common concerns, common solutions
Nursing in primary health care: towards the next millenium.
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This new book is different. Written by a very experienced group of 24 distict nurse teachers, and skilfully drawn together by the editorial team, it focuses on the essential elements of community nursing...should stimulate critical thinking.
Journal of Community Nursing

...informative and useful; the exercises are an excellent idea and the range of topics covered is comprehensive...a really useful book..stimulates thought and provokes debate...well writte structured, easy to read...a testament to the editors skills. Essential reading for students of community nursing.
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